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>> verne: that was the presentation of the commander-in-chief's trophy. let's take you back to the play of the game no question about it army was driving for the go-ahead touchdown, they had a first down and 10. it's time for the napa auto parts play of the game. with the call here is bob sosi from navy. >> steelman under center. the ball popped loose. ball loose at the navy 12. signal that navy recovered. they were right. fumble to nove. fumble to navy. >> verne: trent steelman trying valiantly to lead his team to victory and end a 10-game losing streak. it was not to be because of the miscue with under 15 yards to go.
now let's take a look at the player of the game presented by russell athletic. keenan reynolds. he is with tracy wolfson. >> tracy: thanks so much and keenan, you only heard about the army-navy game but now to be able to experience it what was it like? >> it's a one of a kind experience. i'm just so blessed to be in the position that i'm in and i give all my glory to god he brought me this far and he didn't forsake me or my teammates, kept me up had a turnover late in the game kept me up encouraged me and i wouldn't want to play with combebls. >> tracy: tremendous job. congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> tracy: verne. >> verne: and the russell athletic player of the game. keenan reynolds. 10 of 17. he led them to the go-ahead drive. a brilliant pass to brandon turner and then he scored the go-ahead touchdown. for gary danielson and tracy wolfson, i'm verne lundquist saying so long from philadelphia.
the final score 17-13 navy. the streak is now 11 years in a row. "the jeep post-game show" is next after these messages and a word from your local station. [ male announcer ] if someone asks what it feels like to drive a jeep grand cherokee, tell them it's like being nestled in an eight-way, adjustable, heated and ventilated seat surrounded by a 500-watt sound system while floating on a suspension made of billowy clouds. or you could just hand them your keys. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ who thinks two is better than one? so all of you do. yes, for sure. now what's better? being able to shoot two lasers out of both of your eyes at the same time or just one laser out of one eye? [ all kids ] two! [ moderator ] okay, why? if it's just one beam -- okay, it does a little bit of damage. two beams -- it will
♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> tim: welcome to "the jeep post-game show," tim brando in new york. navy wins the commander-in-chief's trophy. for the second straight week sad news in the nfl dallas nose tackle josh brent charged with intoxication manslaughter after driving a car in a single-vehicle accident early this morning which killed the lone passenger cowboys teammate jerry brown, a member of the practice squad. irving, texas police spokesman had this to say early today. >> mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he performed those field sobriety tests based on his performance of those tests
along with our officers' observations and the conversations that they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away then mr. price brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> tim: brent and brown were teammates at the university of illinois. brent was suspended from the illini team in 2009 after a d.u.i. arrest. he was sentenced to 60 days in jail. 200 hours of community service and two years probation for that offense. his current charge is a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years of imprisonment and a fine of up to $10,000. "the nfl today" will have more on this tragic story tomorrow. turning back to army-navy, joined by spencer tillman and aaron taylor. heartwrenching close for trent steelman at army. >> spencer: a recurring theme in his four years as signal caller at army, the fumbles. the missed punt was a major problem. ular redixon on this particular
play. one of the fumbles on the day. it was costly. two seasons ago, shades of that, trailing 17-7 first and goal navy three yard line and steelman fumbles the ball again. this was two years ago. niumatalolo consoling him but this is the type of thing that happens. it defines your career for good or bad. it's a difficult thing to swallow. >> aaron: my heart goes out to him but to that young man life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% what you do about it. the young navy quarterback's arm, his ability to throw won navy that game. >> tim: the heisman trophy presentation is only hours away. earlier we spoke with all three candidates. >> definitely times i would rather sit back and be like collin and deliver strikes all over the place. you've got to improvise sometimes. >> not only for myself and for my family but for notre dame.
notre dame is such a big part of my life and a big part of my family, and for me to bring that attention back to the school is what means the most to me. >> what you say when you have a great season, when a team really comes together, and we're just a bunch of guys that truly care have bought into coach snyder's system and worked really hard, and when that happens it's pretty special. >> tim: your thoughts on who takes home the hardware. >> spencer: manti is going to take this. his narrative is too strong. johnny football should win it he's got the numbers but i love the narrative. >> aaron: i love the narrative and i would be more than happy if they gave it to a defensive-only player but johnny manziel is going to get this. voters remember when he had his heisman moment against a team playing in the national championship. >> tim: he got my vote and i think he will win it johnny football. we'll be back with more. [ male announcer ] with 160 more miles per tank the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ ♪ the trucks are
>> tim: welcome back to "the jeep post-game show." tommy tuberville moving on to cincinnati today. which one of these hires surprised you the most? >> spencer: the tuberville, maybe it surprised some, the a.d. that hired him was with him at auburn bret bielema surprised me, won 62% hfs games. the issues with ohio state,y recruiting tactics probably encouraged him to leave. >> aaron: cincinnati with all due respect to cincinnati, they have problems with their facilities and some other things but i think cincinnati gets a great coach and a great replacement for butch jones. >> tim: hire of the year so far for me willie taggart, jim harbaugh disciple at south florida. he something special. people in tampa-st. pete are excited. that will just about do it for tonight. thanks for watching "the jeep post-game show." tonight on cbs.
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captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> good evening. i'm maurice did you boy. we begin in egypt where the chaos on the streets appears to have forced the president's hand. me has revoked last month's emergency decree giving up the power that essentially placed him above the law. but, he is insisting next saturday's referendum on a new constitution goes ahead as planned. alan pizzey is in cairo tonight. >> reporter: partial climb-down came after a day-long meeting that had been called for all parties that the opposition boycotted. it followed a dire warning from the military that anything other than dialogue among the political parties would "force us into a dark tunnel with disastrous consequences." butlet bickering is likely to go on. morsi still needs to form a workable coalition, says khalid fahmy, of the american university of cairo. >> he's a democratically elected
president, but sadly, he's not acting as a president. >> reporter: the muslim brotherhood's head office was wrecked by opposition supporters an act a supreme leader called criminal. "what is happening in egypt is not egypt," he said. street violence is driving and inhibiting the political process. opposition supporters have laid virtual siege to the presidential palace and are threatening further unrest if the president doesn't back down. what can the opposition do about this? >> the opposition is helpless and is divided and is without division. >> reporter: that leaves the streets as a forum for what passes as political discourse and the army as referee. it's a role they may have to fill for some time. morse seinsisting a referendum be held next weekend to vote on a constitution written by his party and islamist allys.
the opposition want ones drawn up that reptz everyone's interests. maurice glawrmarr glub turning to libya the civil war could be approaching a turning point. rebels are threatening the damascus airplane of airport the assad regime's lifeline to its few remaining allies. >> reporter: the outskirts of damascus have become a battleground with some of the fiercest fighting the city has seen yet. syrian rebels say they're closing in on the capital street by street. now, within their sights is their biggest target. the damascus international airport, about 12 miles southeast of the city. heavy dom bardment is reported today in the suburbs in the surrounding area. rebel leaders called the airport a legitimate target and gave a stark warning to the regime and outside travelers to avoid it at all costs. fighting near the airport forced the suspension of
commercial flights this week. some airlines have already stopped all together. a rebel takeover of the airport would also cut off weapon supplies and allies like iran says andrew tabler of the washington institute near east policy. >> as the country's longest runways, from that location that jets from iran land, carrying a lot of sophisticated weapones, so knocking that location out. taking it over and holding it would allow the rebels to begin their push towards damascus without having the threat of resupply from the iranians. >> reporter: that makes it far too valuable for forces loyal to syrian president bashar al-assad to give up without a fight. the battle for damascus and its airport might prove to be the bloodiest in more than 20 months of syria's brutal civil war. charlie d'agata, cbs news london. >> and we'll be right back in just a moment. i
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>> dubois: former south african president nelson mandela has been admitted to a pretoria hospital for tests. an official statement says there is "no cause for alarm." mandela celebrated his 94th birthday this past july with a cbs news crew given require access to the party. back in this country, we are just over three weeks away from falling over the so-called fiscal cliff, that combination of tax increases and deep federal spending cuts. nancy cordes reports the back-and-forth showed no sign of letting up today 20 white house and the republicans in congress. >> reporter: in his saturday weekly address, president obama signaled he is open to making cuts on programs like medicare and medicaid if republicans agree to raise tax rates for the rich. >> i'm willing to find ways to bring down the cost of health care without hurting seniors and other americans who depend on it. and i'm willing to make more
entitlement spendings cuts on top of the $1 trillion in spending cuts i signed into law last year. >> reporter: his remarks came one day after house speaker john boehner announced the talkes were stalled. >> well, this isn't a progress report because there's no progress to be report. >> reporter: his democratic counter-part ploals blamed boehner for the stalemate. >> what they offered in return was an empty letter lacking in specifics. >> reporter: such is the state of negotiations 23 days before the deadline when federal income tax rates will revert to higher clinton-era leveles, a 2% payroll tax cut will expire, and long-term unemployment benefits will dry up for over two million americans who have been out of work for six months or more. on friday boehner did not rule out a compromise on a tax hike for top earners, somewhere between today's 35% and of rate and the clinton-era's throan.6%. >> there are a lot of things
that are possible to put the revenue the president seeks on the table. >> reporter: even if the two sides are making progress behind the scenes, no one expects them to admit it until the last minute. the office of management and budget has asked all federal agencies to produce detailed listes of possible cuts just in case there's no deal maurice. >> dubois: nancy cordes, thank you. one of the brightest spots in the u.s. economy is car sales. 1.1 million cars and trucks were sold last month, up 15% or last year. john blackstone reportes, while americans are spending more money on cars they're demanding vehicles vehicles that cost them less at the pump. >> reporter: this year's l.a. auto show is bolder... and greener than ever before. more than 50 electric, i hybrid, and other fuel-efficient vehicles are on display at a time when style is taking a backseat to fuel economy. edward loh, editor in chief for
"motor trend" magazine says auto makers are paying close attention because more americans are in a buying mood. right now, the average age of a car opt road is 11 years, a record high. >> now, they're in these old cars. they want to buy a new one. they're going to start thinking about, hey, how much am i going to pay at the pump? >> reporter: overall consumer interest in alternate-fuel vehicles is up 54% so g.m. is renewing its commitment to pure electric cars with the chevy spark ev. ford is rolling out eight vehicles that deliver 40 miles per gallon or better including the 2014 fiesta, that has a breakthrough three cylinder engine. ford spokesman mike levine. >> the engine is so small you could it fit it in the suitcase but has the performance of a standard engine and expected to get best fuel economy of any non-hybrid car in america. >> reporter: rebecca lindland said he have seen a rebirth
thanks to advances in technology. >> in many cases we're seeing upwards of 25 30, into the 40s mile-per-gallon arrange which is similar to a hybrid. so the argument consumers are making is i don't need to get a hybrid. >> reporter: looming federal fuel economy standards are also driving the industry shift to environmentally-friendly investigation. auto makers will be required to reach a fleet average of 54 miles per gallon by 2025. john blackstone, cbs news, los angeles. >> dubois: and thank you for joining us for this abbreviated edition of the cbs evening news. later on cbs "48 hours." i'm maurice dubois, cbs in new york city, depend. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org [ male announcer #1 ] verizon fios
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